Steaming Weekend, Ryhope Engine Museum
See Ryhope Engine Museum's huge 100 horsepower steam beam engines in action. The Museum is regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East of England, and is in a Grade II (starred) listed building.
As well as the beam engines, built by R & W Hawthorn, are three 'Lancashire' boilers of 1908, two of which are in regular use, a blacksmith's forge, a waterwheel, numerous steam engines and pumps, waterworks accessories such as depth recorders, and many items concerned with the distribution and uses of water in home and industry.
There will be a classic car rally on 1 April with over 100 classic cars on display and a military vehicle show 26 - 27 August.
Time: 11am - 4pm
Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!
Be safe this Bonfire Night
Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.